What We Do


Advocacy however you need it

Forbes Tate Partners is a full-service government and public affairs advocacy firm that provides integrated bipartisan government and public affairs services, leveraging the right tools at the right time to help our clients solve problems and grow their businesses.

When it comes to advocacy, one size absolutely does not fit all. FTP helps clients face a variety of federal and state policy challenges by fully leveraging our in-house team of experts to build customized strategies to solve the unique problems —and leverage the unique opportunities—you face.

Public Affairs

  • Crisis Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Reputation Management
  • Grassroots and Grasstops Field Management
  • Coalition Building
  • Third Party Outreach and Engagement

State Advocacy

  • 50-State Executive Reach
  • National Governors Association
  • Republican & Democratic Governers Associations
  • Attorneys General Association

Federal Advocacy

  • Political Intelligence
  • Lobbying
  • Appropriations
  • PAC Creation/Management


  • Social/Digital Content Creation
  • Web/User Experience
  • Advertising/Creative
  • Audience Targeting

Strategy & Insights

  • Polling
  • Focus Groups
  • Media Analysis


It’s also what you know, how you know it, and why it matters. Today’s political and policy environments are constantly shifting, requiring collaboration, subtlety, creative problem-solving, and an ability and openness to think differently.

Since our founding in 2012, we’ve constantly learned, grown, and evolved to successfully navigate this ever-changing reality, creating a firm that:

Leverages Experience Without Being Captive To It

We have deep and broad experience across the full public affairs spectrum—but we aren’t captive to it. We use our experience to inform our approach, but don’t let past successes define how we tackle new problems.

Constantly Evolves

We partner with you to change the policy ecosystem to meet your business objectives—and understand that the distinct details of every client, campaign, and situation matter.

Creates Tailored Solutions

We aren’t behold to entrenched ideas about how to solve problems — every problem is unique and requires creative, customized solutions to successfully navigate.

Is Comfortable With Nuance

We’re driving the latest developments in advocacy and communications, building out our in-house capabilities so our clients have whatever they need to win.

Fosters Collaboration

Our clients benefit from how we operate. Ideation and intelligence sharing across all aspects of the firm—and a shared belief that our clients’ interests are also our own.

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